Science brain teasers require understanding of the physical or biological world and the laws that govern it.
What goes uphill faster than it goes downhill?
A fire. Hot air rises, causing flames to travel upward. This will allow them to climb the slope faster than they go down the slope.
Jan 28, 2003
|what about a helium filled balloon?|
Jan 29, 2003
|well, i dont think the balloon could technically be considered as climbing or descending a hill, as it would just be rising in the air...|
Feb 18, 2003
|what if there was a wind to push it uphill (like a cross breeze).|
Apr 12, 2004
|Very nice, I was thinking of electrons and atoms for the answer but got it wrong . However, great teaser!|
Jul 25, 2004
| I was all fired up to answer this one, but crashed and burned...up! Good one!|
Oct 08, 2004
|Any four legged animal also goes uphill faster than it goes down hill.|
Apr 16, 2007
|Out of curiosity, how does a four-legged animal travel faster up- than down-hill? |
This was a good teaser. As soon as I read the answer I was like "hello, self, are you really that dense?" Anyway, I liked it very much!
May 14, 2008
|Never thought about that before! good one|
Oct 16, 2009
|I was also thinking of an animal...|
Apr 07, 2010
|Excellent teaser. I can't believe I got it. |
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